Venezuela’s Chavez suffers cancer again, names potential heir

December 9, 2012
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Venezuela’s Chavez suffers cancer again, names potential heir

Sat, Dec 8 2012 By Daniel Wallis and Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS | Sun Dec 9, 2012 11:50am EST (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to Cuba on Sunday for more surgery after a recurrence of cancer led him to name a successor for the first time in case the disease ends his 14-year...
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Chavez says his cancer is back

December 9, 2012
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Chavez says his cancer is back

Hugo Chavez says his cancer is back STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Parliament will convene special session over Chavez’s trip to Cuba, an official says “An operation like this, an illness like this, always carries risk,” says Hugo Chavez He says his vice president should succeed him if his health worsens Chavez, who won reelection this...
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Texas professor teaches rabbit farming in Haiti

December 9, 2012
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Texas professor teaches rabbit farming in Haiti

By LAKENDRA LEWIS, Corpus Christi Caller-Times ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY DEC. 9 – In this Nov. 14, 2012 photo, a pair of cross bread rabbits sit in their cage at Texas A&M University-Kingsville in Kingsville, Texas. The research rabbits are bread from the New Zealand white rabbit, and can withstand the hot South Texas summers,...
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Trinidad frustrated by Haiti

December 9, 2012
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Trinidad frustrated by Haiti

Jamaica Gleaner.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC):Hosts Antigua and Barbuda conceded a late goal to squander a share of the points while Trinidad and Tobago were held to a frustrating draw on the opening night of the CFU Caribbean Cup Finals at the Antigua Recreation Ground here Friday. Playing in Group A, Antigua went down...
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Claudio Osorio Arrested On Fraud Charges Over Innovida Haiti Housing Scam

December 9, 2012
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Claudio Osorio Arrested On Fraud Charges Over Innovida Haiti Housing Scam

By Kevin Gray MIAMI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – A Miami businessman once named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by tax and consulting firm Ernst & Young was arrested on Friday and accused of leading a $40 million investment fraud linked to a company he owned that promoted a cutting-edge design to build low-cost houses. Claudio...
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From Jacmel to Miami, A Look at the Art of Modern Haiti

December 9, 2012
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From Jacmel to Miami, A Look at the Art of Modern Haiti

By Alexander Britell MIAMI — A new generation of artists is turning traditional notions of Haitian art on their heads. And this week, as much of the art world descended upon Miami for the Art Basel festival, the new look of Haitian art was on full display at the Haitian Heritage Museum in the heart...
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Former street children file complaint against Aristide-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 9, 2012
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Former street children file complaint against Aristide-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – A group of men identifying themselves as former street children rescued by the La Fanmi Se Lavi organization filed a criminal complaint against the organization’s founder, then-priest, former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Government Commissioner Lucmane Delile refused to make any statement but confirmed on Thursday of...
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WHERE ARE AMERICA’S SENSE OF PROPORTION???CHILDREN ARE DYING IN HAITI AND THE MEDIA WASTES THOUSANDS OF COLUMN INCHES ON THIS EVENT!!Kim Kardashian’s Heart ‘Completely Broken’ After Kitten ‘Mercy’ Dies-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 9, 2012
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WHERE ARE AMERICA’S SENSE OF PROPORTION???CHILDREN ARE DYING IN HAITI AND THE MEDIA WASTES THOUSANDS OF COLUMN INCHES ON THIS EVENT!!Kim Kardashian’s Heart ‘Completely Broken’ After Kitten ‘Mercy’ Dies-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Don Arnold/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Kim Kardashian’s beloved white kitten that has been featured in many of the reality star’s Instagram pictures has died. “It is with deep sadness that I have to tell you all that my kitten, Mercy, has passed away. My heart is completely broken,” Kardashian wrote on her blog Friday. According...
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Haiti Priest Doctor

December 9, 2012
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Haiti Priest Doctor

Haiti Priest Doctor FRED DE SAM LAZARO, correspondent: Early each morning in the chapel of St. Damien’s Children’s Hospital, the shrouded bodies of infants—and one adult on this day—are counted, the names written down for prayers that follow at daily Mass. REV. RICHARD FRECHETTE: Anybody that dies in our arms, as they say in...
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HAITIAN ROYALTY VISIT WHITE HOUSE – KING MICHEL AND QUEEN SOPHIA VISIT PRESIDENT OBAMA AND FIRST LADY MICHEL

December 8, 2012
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HAITIAN ROYALTY VISIT WHITE HOUSE – KING MICHEL AND QUEEN SOPHIA VISIT PRESIDENT OBAMA AND FIRST LADY MICHEL


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Cargill expands support of Notre Dame Haiti Program

December 8, 2012
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Cargill expands support of Notre Dame Haiti Program

The Notre Dame Haiti Program and Cargill have renewed their partnership to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) in Haiti. LF, also known as elephantiasis, is a mosquito-borne disease that affects over 2 million Haitians and is the second leading cause of long-term disfigurement and disability worldwide. LF is truly a national disease in Haiti and...
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Growth Rate insufficient (2011-2012)

December 8, 2012
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Growth Rate insufficient (2011-2012)

07/12/2012 10:02:02 Following a mission of the the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Haiti, on the macroeconomic situation of the country from 28 November to 6 December, Mr. Boileau Loko, Head of the IMF mission for Haiti, accompanied by Mrs. Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Charles Castel, Governor General...
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Un nouveau raccourci entre Port-au-Prince et le Cap-Haïtien

December 8, 2012
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Un nouveau raccourci entre Port-au-Prince et le Cap-Haïtien

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-12-07 Carl-Henry CADET A partir du 20 décembre, la ligne aérienne Sunrise Airways offrira ses vols commerciaux entre Port-au-Prince et le Cap-Haïtien. Ce jeudi, des membres de la presse ont été invité à apprécier ce nouveau service de la compagnie. L’avion de Sunrise Airways au moment de l’embarquement sur la...
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Clinton, Bush fund that has helped Haiti businesses since earthquake closing at year’s end-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 8, 2012
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Clinton, Bush fund that has helped Haiti businesses since earthquake closing at year’s end-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Published December 07, 2012 Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A pro-business fund that was created by former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush in the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake nearly three years ago will cease operations at the end of this month, an executive for the organization said Friday. Meg Galloway...
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Venezuelan president absent from Brazil summit

December 7, 2012
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Venezuelan president absent from Brazil summit

By MARCO SILBAJA Associated Press BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela took part in its first summit meeting of the Mercosur trade bloc as a full member on Friday, but without President Hugo Chavez present. Sitting in for Chavez at the one-day gathering of South American leaders in the Brazilian capital was Venezuelan oil minister...
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Bill Clinton: US ambassador to Ireland? Rumors catch fire.

December 7, 2012
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Bill Clinton: US ambassador to Ireland? Rumors catch fire.

Bill Clinton loves Ireland, and Ireland loves him, but fresh Beltway rumors are suggesting that he might even like to be the US ambassador to the Emerald Isle. Is Dublin big enough for Bill? By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer / December 7, 2012 The chatter about what Mr. Clinton might do next has often tended...
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Service de mauvaise qualité : Digicel s’excuse auprès de ses clients-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 7, 2012
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Service de mauvaise qualité : Digicel s’excuse auprès de ses clients-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-12-06 Damian Blackburn, P.D.G. de Digicel Haïti Consciente de la mauvaise qualité du service offert depuis quelque temps à la clientèle et tenant compte des  nombreuses plaintes enregistrées ces derniers mois, la compagnie Digicel a jugé nécessaire de présenter, à travers un communiqué parvenu ce jeudi au Nouvelliste, des excuses...
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How Haiti Highlights the Failures of U.S. Immigration Policy

December 7, 2012
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How Haiti Highlights the Failures of U.S. Immigration Policy

U.S. immigration reform will help Haiti much more than U.S. foreign aid. Tate Watkins | December 6, 2012 Marie Therese was one of a handful of Haitian women attending English class in a duplex on a recent Boston morning. In a mixture of English and Haitian Creole, she echoed a sentiment shared by her...
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Former Gov’t Employees Protest at PM Office

December 7, 2012
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Former Gov’t Employees Protest at PM Office

Protest in 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – In Haiti, thousands of former state employees are still demanding their wages. Between 2007 and 2008, these people who were revoked overnight signed an agreement with the state to receive 36 months of benefits. The president and the governments have changed and the issue has not been...
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The new Haiti is emerging-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 7, 2012
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The new Haiti is emerging-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wednesday, the Government presented the progress of the major priority projects, their costs and funding sources. Today we note that the major projects of reconstructions are multiplying and that the new Haiti is emerging. Corridor administrative : The cost of construction of the Ministry of the Interior is estimated at $17.5million (Funding: PetroCaribe-Treasury), and...
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